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to be wrong

"equivocar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

transitive verb
  • equivocar algo con algo -> to mistake something for something
  • equivocar el camino -> to take the wrong road
  • equivoqué la fecha -> I got the date wrong
pronomial verb
1. to be wrong (estar en un error) ; to make a mistake (cometer un error)
  • te equivocas con tu profesor, no es tan mala persona -> you're wrong about your teacher, he's not such a bad person
  • te equivocas si crees que me voy a asustar -> you're mistaken if you think you're going to frighten me
  • se equivocó de nombre/puerta -> he got the wrong name/door
  • equivocarse en algo -> to make a mistake in something
  • se equivocó en la suma -> he got the total wrong

equivocar [ay-ke-vo-car’]
article & verb transitive
1. To mistake, to take one thing for another; to conceive wrong.
  • Equivocar el camino -> to take the wrong road, -vr
  • Pero se equivocó -> but he was wrong
To mistake, to be mistaken, to make a mistake.

1 (confundir) to get mixed up; mix up
he equivocado las direcciones de los sobres I've got the addresses mixed up on the envelopes; I've mixed up the addresses on the envelopes
equivocar a algn to make sb make a mistake
si me hablas mientras escribo me equivocas if you talk to me while I'm writing, you'll make me make a mistake o you'll make me go wrong
3 (errar)
equivocar el camino to go the wrong way; to make the wrong choice
equivocarse (no tener razón) to be wrong; be mistaken
te equivocas, eso no es así you're wrong o mistaken, it isn't like that; si crees que voy a dejarte ir, te equivocas if you think I'm going to let you go, you're wrong o mistaken; me equivoqué muchas veces en el examen I made a lot of mistakes in the exam
(cometer un error) to make a mistake
equivocarse con algn to be wrong about sb
la consideraba honesta, pero me equivoqué con ella I thought she was honest, but I was wrong about her
equivocarse de algo
nos equivocamos de hora y llegamos tarde we got the time wrong, and we arrived late
me equivoqué de puerta me equivoqué de fecha y se me pasó el plazo
se equivocaron de tren they caught the wrong train; se equivocaron de casa they went to the wrong house; perdone, me he equivocado de número sorry, (I've got the) wrong number

Verb Conjugations for "equivocar" (go to to be wrong)


yo equivoco equivoqué equivocaba equivocaría equivocaré
equivocas equivocaste equivocabas equivocarías equivocarás
él/ella/Ud. equivoca equivocó equivocaba equivocaría equivocará
nosotros equivocamos equivocamos equivocábamos equivocaríamos equivocaremos
vosotros equivocáis equivocasteis equivocabais equivocaríais equivocaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. equivocan equivocaron equivocaban equivocarían equivocarán
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